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Second enrollment period for health care coverage begins Nov. 15

The second enrollment period for the health care law often referred to as Obamacare will begin in less than 50 days on Nov. 15 and experts expect it to be much different than the first.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/second-enrollment-period-hea
Grants allow clinics to do more primary care

Christ Community Health Services in Augusta will get $207,960 for the two-year grant period and Medical Associates Plus at Belle Terrace will get $200,156.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-12/grants-allow-clinics-do-more
Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

The government sent letters to 20,000 people in Georgia that their status on their applications does not match that already on file. Those notified have until Sept. 5 to respond or their coverage will end Sept. 30.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-15/insurance-navigators-still-w
Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

At least one applicant was to be interviewed Wednesday to become the next director of the East Central Health District headquartered in Augusta, the acting director said Tuesday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/search-continuing-new-direct
Study: Ga. Obamacare rates low

ATLANTA -- Georgia's average premium for insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchange is the second-lowest among the 36 states using the federally run marketplace, according to a report released Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-18/ga-obamacare-rates-are-low-r
Paine College hosts commencement exercises in wake of campus shooting

Five years ago, Quintin Floyd left his hometown of Washington, D.C., with one goal in mind: graduate. With his family in attendance, Floyd's dream became a reality Sunday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-11/paine-college-hosts-comme
Making way for the new Edsel

Obamacare is the biggest clunker to roll off the Beltway assembly line.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-28/making-way-new-edsel
Medicaid, PeachCare enrollment stalls

ATLANTA -- More than 50,000 uninsured Georgians have been assessed as eligible for Medicaid or PeachCare coverage through the enrollment process for the health insurance exchange.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-17/medicaid-peachcare-enrol
Freedom shouldn't fade

Certainly the Founding Fathers would be surprised to learn that today the federal government believes citizens forfeit that freedom when they become employers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-04/freedom-shouldnt-fade
Closure of Georgia hospitals endangers quality mental health care

In Georgia's traditional state hospital system plus strong community services, individuals with mental health disorders would have a safety net.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/closure-georgia-